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by tishgibbons
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 11
Views: 697

Re: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

Ah no. Nothing in my inbox not even in junk. Maybe pm me your address and I'll email you.
by tishgibbons
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 11
Views: 697

Re: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

Hi Luan573 - I sent that private message the other day - hope you got it - fingers crossed to hear from you soon!
Tish
by tishgibbons
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 11
Views: 697

Re: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

I've been watching the site all week hoping to hear from you. No, no PM came but that's ok. I'll PM you and see if you can get it - hang in there!
by tishgibbons
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 11
Views: 697

Re: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

Yes, my 4th cousin, once removed - we are connected! \:D/ Delighted to find you! :D Your g.g.grandmother Margaret Mitchell and my g.g.g.grandfather William Mitchell were brother and sister (parents: Peter Mitchell and Mary Bowman). William's son, Peter Mitchell came to Ireland sometime in the early ...
by tishgibbons
Sun May 12, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 11
Views: 697

Re: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

Thank you Sarah - you also helped me with the same family about 13 years ago!! Alan provided the reminder.

Alan - thank you so much - intriguing!! Yes I@ll pm.

Thank You~!
Tish
by tishgibbons
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...
Replies: 11
Views: 697

Margaret Mitchell LEYS born Calcutta 1889, married there 1911...

Hello All! I have a Margaret Mitchell LEYS born in Calcutta in 1889 to Aberdeenshire native, William LEYS and his second wife, Bridget Doyle. She married Frederick Alfred Leonard GOLDEN in St. Andrew's Church in Calcutta in August 1911. No trace since. Any ideas or tips for searching in India? It wa...
by tishgibbons
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Watson Guild, Banchory-Ternan
Replies: 3
Views: 241

Re: John Watson Guild, Banchory-Ternan

Thanks both!
John Watson sounds quite a character. I see he was from Braemar. The ancestor in question - Peter Mitchell - his father Farquharson Mitchell was from Crathie - maybe they knew one another, or the families were connected. Who knows now...
Thank you
Tish
by tishgibbons
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: John Watson Guild, Banchory-Ternan
Replies: 3
Views: 241

John Watson Guild, Banchory-Ternan

I'm de-clluttering and getting distracted by re-finding family history bits 'n' pieces. One of these is an ancestor's obituary which states that he was active in the John Watson Guild, Banchory. Anyone know anything about this Guild?
Tish
by tishgibbons
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A nurse in an institution in Gourock, Renfrew in 1911
Replies: 8
Views: 263

Re: A nurse in an institution in Gourock, Renfrew in 1911

Andrew - thanks again! No, that link wouldn't work for me either but the information provided beneath it was useful to me. All of your links work - thank you! Alan - very interesting piece - nurses here in Ireland are currently on strike and the attitude to them seems a little bit like the Mr Haughe...
by tishgibbons
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A nurse in an institution in Gourock, Renfrew in 1911
Replies: 8
Views: 263

Re: A nurse in an institution in Gourock, Renfrew in 1911

Found this online, in case anyone's curious: "The Smithston Poorhouse & Asylum still exists but is now called Ravenscraig Hospital ........ http://www.specialistinfo.com/data2/ARGCJ7.html It opened in 1879 providing accommodation for 750 inmates. During the First World War it was taken over by the m...